Updates to Secondary Community Involvement Hours

The Ontario Ministry of Education has made revisions to the community involvement requirements for the 2020-21 school year so that students will not be adversely impacted by the ongoing challenges related to COVID-19. Updates: Students graduating in 2020-21 school year are required to earn a minimum of 20 community hours (reduced from 40 hours). This […]

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship in Distance Learning

As we continue to support distance learning for all our students, we wanted to take the opportunity to revisit the supports and resources in place to ensure the safety and security of all of those working and learning online in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). Digital Citizenship Students in the WRDSB are expected […]

Caring for Self and Caring for Others

The newest edition of Caring/Coping/Connecting focuses on caring for ourselves as well as for others. Find out how you and others feel appreciated by learning about the five different love languages and take a quiz to discover what your love language is. Sleep is foundational to our overall health and well-being. We have included sleeping […]

Reminder: Supporting our Staff, Students and Families

Dear WRDSB Families, A reminder that tomorrow is your last day to give us feedback on how families and students are doing and if you feel supported as students learn both in-person and online. We are using ThoughtExchange to gather your feedback. You’ll be asked to answer one open-ended question with as many responses as […]

Lunch and Learn Sessions for Parents and Caregivers

As part of our ongoing efforts to support WRDSB parents, caregivers and families, our psychology staff are offering a number of Lunch and Learn sessions for WRDSB parents, caregivers and family members. These webinars, scheduled over the lunch hour every Wednesday, aim to equip parents with useful tips and information to assist them in supporting […]

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